Author Archives: Danny Kushmer

Best practices incentive program for Florida farm labor contractors

From the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association “The FFVA Voice” Really good news for labor contractors working with H2A Visa’s in Florida. ## Florida licensed farm labor contractors may now request to be recognized as a designated “best practices farm … Continue reading

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Environmental Agriculture Leadership

The 2017 Agricultural Environmental Leadership Awards were presented by Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to the following recipients during the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Conference. Speedling Inc. Florida Blue Farms Cindale Farms Congratulations to all three recipients, this is … Continue reading

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Research on heat-tolerant corn wins award

UF/IFAS-led team wins national recognition for their research on field corn. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Field corn is one of the world’s most important cereal grains, and efforts to develop new heat-tolerant varieties of this crop have earned national recognition for … Continue reading

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Surfer

On a recent trip to Amelia Island, the lovely Mrs. Kushmer and I stopped by Mayport Beach near Jacksonville. While I usually don’t take photos of people, this one came out pretty cool. Danny Kushmer

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Agriculture Podcasts

In my quest to gain a better understanding of podcasting, especially in agriculture. I started where everyone else does, Google. Me and my team, wanted to create a podcast to reach consumers with the “good news” of the American Farmer. … Continue reading

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On the Farm

Workers Planting “red” delicious strawberry plants in Plant City, Florida. The Winter Strawberry Capital of the World. Agronomists and scouts ensure strawberry plants are healthy and will produce sweet tasting strawberries this winter. Danny Kushmer

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The Family Farm

In 1963, my father and uncle purchased the family farm from their Father/Father-in-law. Prior to this, the original tropical fish farm (created around 1947) was named Kushmer & Son. Grandpa passed on the family farm to his son (Warren Kushmer) … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma agriculture relief programs

Thank you Gene McAvoy Vice President National Association of County Agricultural Agents County Extension Director Regional Vegetable Agent IV UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension PO Box 68 LaBelle, Florida 33935 University of Florida 863-674-4092 office gmcavoy@ifas.ufl.edu     The damage from … Continue reading

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Follow IMPAC on YouTube

Click the IMPAC logo to subscribe to our YouTube Channel:   Danny Kushmer

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Join the “Field to Fork” Conversation

Join the “Field to Fork” conversation with Chef Vivian Howard. She talks with Sweet Life Farms and shares her mouthwatering Pork Shoulder Steaks in Red Curry-Braised Watermelon recipe. @IMPACGrown  

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